Tuesday, October 17th, 2017

Wysox Township Recycling Program

The recycling day is usually the 4th Saturday of each month from 8 A.M. to 11 A.M.
However, please check the calendar tab of this website to confirm the date, as it is sometimes subject to change due to possible holiday conflicts. 

Recyclables accepted at the Wysox Recycling Center are listed below.


Newspapers

Stack your papers by placing them in a plastic or paper sack.  Do not bundle or tie.  Keep separate from magazines and mixed paper and keep dry.  Inserts can remain.


Mixed Paper & Junk Mail

Includes office paper, junk mail, glossy paper, colored paper, envelopes, coupons, phone books, etc.  Separate from magazines and newspapers, keep dry.  Bag shredded paper.

Magazines & Catalogs

Separate magazines and catalogs from other paper and keep dry.  Do not bundle or tie.


Corrugated Cardboard

Look for the ridges inside the layers of a corrugated cardboard box.  Break down boxes and keep dry.  No paperboard (cereal, macaroni, or tissue boxes, etc).


Aluminum Cans & Foil

Please empty and rinse your cans.  Thoroughly rinse foil.  Crushing cans is optional but saves space.


Glass Bottles & Jars

Separate glass bottles and jars by color; clear, brown and green.  Food and beverage containers only.  Windows, light bulbs, windshields, and cookware are all made of a different type of glass and are NOT ACCEPTED.  Remove all lids and rings and rinse well.  Labels can remain.


Steel or "Bimetal" Cans

Rinse cans well and secure the lid inside.  Labels can remain.


Plastics #1 & #2

Must be a "bottle or jug shape", where the neck is smaller than the base and there must be a #1 or #2 on the bottom.  These include soda and water bottles, milk jugs, laundry jugs, shampoo bottles.  Remove the lid and rinse well.  Labels can remain.

#1 and #2 plastics that are not a bottle or jug shape and plastics #3 to #7 which include margarine, yogurt, and cottage cheese containers, bags, and TV dinner trays are NOT ACCEPTED.